Pyotr II of Russia

Pyotr II Alekseyevich Emperor of All the Russians, succeeded his grandfather Pyotr I’s second wife, Yekaterina I in 1727.

Son of Aleksey Petrovich Tsarevich of Russia (1690-1718) and Charlotte (Natalya Petrovna) Princess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1694-1715)

Born: Saint Petersburg 12. Oct 1715

Died: Moscow 19. Jan 1730 from smallpox

Buried: Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky sobor), Moscow

Detlev Schwennicke “Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge” Vol II; Vittorio Klostermann, 2005;